Top Automotive Industry News for Week of December 28 - January 3, 2016

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week of December 28, 2015 - January 3, 2015.

We hope it helps you stay up to speed on the key developments in our industry:

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

A Look At This Week’s Top OEM Headlines (CBT News)

Automatic braking coming, but not all systems are equal (Detroit Free Press)

Behold the Best-Designed Cars of 2015 (WIRED)

BMW Showing Off Next-Gen Gesture Controls at CES (The Detroit Bureau)

Buick’s sales slowdown should reverse in 2016 (Detroit Free Press)

By BMW's math, X equals 40% (Automotive News) Announces Nominees for Best of 2016 Awards (CNN)

Chevrolet, Toyota raise game in green battle (Automotive News)

'Consumer Reports' lists top 10 most loved, hated cars (USA Today)

Enigmatic car maker Faraday Future shows teaser trailer ahead of CES press conference (The Verge)

Ferrari to add luxury goods, more theme parks (Detroit Free Press)

GM headed for ignition switch trial in January (The Detroit News)

GMC Canyon, Chevy Colorado diesels headed to dealers (The Detroit News)

Honda confirms ninth death linked to Takata airbags (Automotive News)

How the top car, SUV sales rivalries stacked up in 2015 (USA Today)

Hyundai Hires Former Lamborghini Exec to Lead Genesis Brand (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Marketing Mistakes Automakers Should Avoid in 2016 (Forbes)

Report: Lamborghini promises to make the Urus the fastest and most powerful SUV ever (egmCarTech)

Tesla Is On a Hiring Spree (Fortune)

The Most Important Cars of 2015 (WIRED)

The Most Loved Car Of 2015 (Hint: It's Definitely Not A Hybrid) (Forbes)

Toyota Introducing New Autonomous Mapping Technology (The Detroit Bureau)

Volkswagen Is Teasing a Brand New All-Electric Car (Time)

Volkswagen's Audi tempers spending plans for 2016 (Reuters)

-Automotive Retail News-

Ally Offering Services Through Beepi Marketplace (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Auto Industry Sales Explode in an Ever-Changing Market (New York Times)

Best-Ever Auto Sales In 2015 (Forbes)

It’s Been the Best Year Ever for Sales in These 3 Industries (Time)

Friday will offer deepest auto discounts of the year (USA Today)

Tesla delivered 50,580 cars in 2015 and vows to ramp it up (CNN)

Toyota Set to Regain Global Sales Crown Again (The Detroit Bureau)

VW scandal could kill U.S. diesel car market, Continental CEO says (Reuters)

Why CarMax's same-store used sales fell & overall tally climbed (Auto Remarketing)

Winner of Tesla Referral Promotion Hits 188 Orders (PC Magazine)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Jeep Boosting Sales to Car-Rental Firms (WSJ)

Nissan Leaf depreciates worse than any other car (autoblog)

-Automotive Ownership News-

AAA thinks gas prices will remain low in 2016 (CNN)

California starts income-based plug-in incentives in March (autoblog)

Cheap gas prices make for short memories (autoblog)

Study Finds Big Gender Gap in Car Choices (The Detroit Bureau)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

These wild concept cars turned heads in 2015 (USA Today)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Audi recalls A6, A7, and A3 in two airbag-related campaigns (autoblog)

Owners of big GM SUVs complain of vibration, wind noise (USA Today)

-General Business & Executive News-

Auto Industry Looks for Bumper Year in 2016 (WSJ)

CES: Tech’s Annual Conference Is Bursting at the Seams (WSJ)

Here's a Month-by-Month Look at the Most Engaging Brand Content of 2015 (AdWeek)

Icahn to buy Pep Boys for $1 bln after Bridgestone bows out (CNBC)

IHS acquires Canadian used-vehicle history provider for $460 million (Crain’s Detroit)

Kelley Blue Book TV Now Streaming On The Roku Platform (KBB)

Sidecar, a Pioneer of Ride-Hailing, to Stop Services (NY Times)

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015 (Inc.)

The Top 5 Stories Of 2015 (DrivingSales)

TrueCar’s Prospects Rising With Dismissed Lawsuits And Increasing Stock Price (DrivingSales)

WIRED’s Top 5 Transportation Stories of 2015 (WIRED)

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